Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Authorities in northeastern China are investigating a horrific scene today where a car plowed into a crowd of children outside a primary school.

Five people were killed and 18 others were injured in the crash, which police can't yet say was deliberate or accidental.

Security camera footage showed a line of children crossing the street in front of their school when a car approaches, changes lanes and swerves into the crowd of children.

The driver was taken into custody after the noon-time crash in Huludao. (2)



It was a frightening train ride for some passengers aboard an Amtrak train travelling from Montreal to New York City, on the busy travel night before the U-S Thanksgiving holiday.

Two cars on Train 68 -- dubbed the Adirondack -- separated while travelling the tracks near Albany just before 7:30 last night, in what the company says called a "mechanical issue."

There are no reports of injuries among the 287 passengers and crew, and there's no word yet on what caused the problem.

Amtrak says another train was dispatched to take passengers to New York. (2)



Seven months after they were both paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, Ryan Straschnitzki and Jacob Wasserman will finally have a proper reunion.

Straschnitzki, a defenceman, and Wasserman, a goaltender, last played together in April in the SJHL playoffs, but their season ended after a horrific crash killed 16 people and left 13 others with serious injuries.

The two young men will be on the ice together tomorrow at an exhibition sledge hockey game at the University of Denver.

The two will also drop the puck at a Colorado Avalanche game Saturday and attend a Denver Broncos football game on Sunday. (2)



Canadian journalism will be getting a boost through a bundle of tax credits and incentives that will be worth an estimated 600-million dollars over five years. …

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